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Volume 21, Number 10, October 2017
Cardiovascular diseases
The gift of life: 50 years of human heart transplant
Christiaan Barnard performed the world's first human heart transplant on 53-year-old Louis Washkansky at Groote Schuur Hospital...
Discovering opportunities in China's cardiovascular market
China has one of the world's most complicated and regulated healthcare industries
A matter of the heart
APBN talks to Assoc Prof Philip Wong to get insights on a potential drug treatment for high-risk patients dying from sudden cardiac death
Improving outcomes and expanding indications with Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI)
The narrowing of the aortic valve comes with aging
Community-based cardiac rehabilitation in Singapore
Cardiac rehabilitation (CR) programmes for patients after a cardiac episode or heart surgery
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Volume 21 (2017) Number 10 (October)
FEATURES  
A matter of the heart
APBN talks to Assoc Prof Philip Wong to get insights on a potential drug treatment for high-risk patients dying from sudden cardiac death.
Discovering opportunities in China's cardiovascular market
China has one of the world's most complicated and ...
Community-based cardiac rehabilitation in Singapore
Cardiac rehabilitation (CR) programmes for patients after a cardiac episode...
The gift of life: 50 years of human heart transplant
Christiaan Barnard performed the world's first human heart transplant...
SPOTLIGHTS  
Tackling emerging infectious diseases using an integrated One Health approach
The Netherlands Centre for One Health functions as a national coordinating platform for research and partnerships. One of their efforts is combating emerging zoonotic virus infections like MERS-CoV and influenza by understanding these virus host interactions...
Mobile healthcare solutions help healthcare providers keep operations running smoothly
Hospitals alarm alerts, which started out as a solution to patient care...
EYE ON CHINA  
New births in China reached 18.5 million in 2016
China's total fertility rate increased to 1.7 in 2016, from 1.5 to 1.6 since 2000.
Nanotech applications lag behind research output
Internet of Things for better health solutions
UNAIDS encourages Chinese to produce drugs for Africa
INSIDE INDUSTRY  
Vascular Dynamics receives FDA approval to begin conclusive and pivotal trial experimentation for treatment of chronic hypertension Oak Therapeutics completes
Phase 1 of NIH grant to develop formulation for tuberculosis
Hematological disorders to benefit from significant level of first-in-class innovation
BIOBOARD  
Nanomaterial wrap for improved tissue imaging
Inspired by plastic food wrap, researchers investigated the wrapping properties of a fluorine-containing polymer known as CYTOP?, a stiff but stretchable and highly optically transparent material.
Test strips for cancer detection get upgraded with nanoparticle bling
A*STAR's IMB discovers ELABELA protects against cardiovascular malformations in mice
A novel antifungal molecule discovered in bacteria
Fermenting fish to reduce cholesterol
NEWS CRUNCH  
news Genetically boosting the nutritional value of corn could benefit millions
news Inhibitor Pariet obtained approval of additional dosage in Japan for maintenance therapy of proton pump inhibitor resistant reflux esophagitis
news Dornier MedTech opens Asia Pacific Headquarters & Global Clinical Innovation Centre in Singapore
PR NEWSWIRE  
Asia Pacific Biotech News
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COLUMNS  
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APBN Editorial Calendar 2017
January:
Healthcare Focus: LUNGS
February:
War on CANCER
March:
Get to Know TCM
April:
Diabetes: The Big Picture
May:
The Piece of Your Mind - Brain Health/Science
June:
Advocacies in Support of Rare Disease Patients
July:
Food Science & Technology
August:
Eye – the Window to your Soul
September:
Infectious Diseases
October:
A change of heart — Cardiovascular diseases
November:
Diseases threatening our Children
December:
Skin Diseases/Allergic Reactions
Editorial calendar is subjected to changes.
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